Please test snapshots for 3.0 release

Damien Miller djm at
Fri Oct 12 20:45:09 EST 2001

On 12 Oct 2001, Jan IVEN wrote:

> >>>>> "DM" == Damien Miller <djm at> writes:
>  DM> Could everyone please test the latest snapshots as we will be making a
>  DM> new release soon.
> I am testing against RH7.2beta, including support for KRB4 (kth-1.0.7)
> and AFS. Openssh CVS snapshot as of Oct 12 11:52 CEST.
> Current problems:
> - mkstemp on RH7.2 is detected (so the bsd-mkstemp.o will be empty),
> but this version needs "XXXXXX" in the file name template, otherwise
> it will return an error (EINVAL). In auth-krb4.c, the current template
> includes just pid and uid, no "X"s. Due to the logic in auth-krb4.c
> this error is misinterpreted as "file already present", with a
> subsequent check on ownership failing. Please not that the bsd-mkstemp()
> handles the situation just fine.

I'll look at this.

> - a rather recent autoconf appears to be needed for AC_SYS_LARGEFILE,
> RH7.2beta ships with  2.13 (too old).

You can get autoconf-2.52 from Redhat Rawhide.

> - compiling openbsd-compat/ shows lots of errors, I haven't sorted
> these out yet (and they could be my fault):

These might be related to Kerberous, I am compiling on RH72beta without


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